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Descriptor English: Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium
Descriptor Spanish: Carboximetilcelulosa de Sodio
Descriptor Portuguese: Carboximetilcelulose Sódica
Descriptor French: Carboxyméthylcellulose de sodium
Entry term(s): Aquacel
Aquaplast
Carboxymethyl Cellulose
Carboxymethylcellulose
Carboxymethylcellulose, Sodium
Carmellose Sodium
Cellolax
Cellulose, Carboxymethyl
Cethylose
Croscarmellose Sodium
Polycell
Ruspol
Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose
Sodium, Carboxymethylcellulose
Sodium, Carmellose
Sodium, Croscarmellose
Tree number(s): D09.698.365.180.663.329
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002266
Scope note: A cellulose derivative which is a beta-(1,4)-D-glucopyranose polymer. It is used as a bulk laxative and as an emulsifier and thickener in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals and as a stabilizer for reagents.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Pharm Action: Laxatives
Registry Number: K679OBS311
Previous Indexing: Methylcellulose (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under METHYLCELLULOSE 1975-90
Online Note: search METHYLCELLULOSE 1966-74
History Note: 91(75); was see under METHYLCELLULOSE 1975-90
DeCS ID: 2307
Unique ID: D002266
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/05
Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium - Preferred
Concept UI M0003407
Scope note A cellulose derivative which is a beta-(1,4)-D-glucopyranose polymer. It is used as a bulk laxative and as an emulsifier and thickener in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals and as a stabilizer for reagents.
Preferred term Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium
Entry term(s) Carboxymethylcellulose, Sodium
Carmellose Sodium
Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose
Sodium, Carboxymethylcellulose
Sodium, Carmellose
Ruspol - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000613713
Preferred term Ruspol
Aquaplast - Narrower
Concept UI M0545272
Preferred term Aquaplast
Cellolax - Narrower
Concept UI M0545274
Preferred term Cellolax
Croscarmellose Sodium - Narrower
Concept UI M0545273
Preferred term Croscarmellose Sodium
Entry term(s) Sodium, Croscarmellose
Carboxymethyl Cellulose - Broader
Concept UI M000613712
Preferred term Carboxymethyl Cellulose
Entry term(s) Carboxymethylcellulose
Cellulose, Carboxymethyl
Polycell - Narrower
Concept UI M0545276
Preferred term Polycell
Aquacel - Narrower
Concept UI M0392348
Preferred term Aquacel
Cethylose - Narrower
Concept UI M0545275
Preferred term Cethylose



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